On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1900

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The first modern submarine designed and built by John Philip Holland is purchased by the U.S. Navy


Famous Birthdays

  • Sándor Márai, Hungarian writer (A gyertyák csonkig égnek), born in Kassa, Hungary (d. 1989)

Famous Deaths

  • Seth Barton, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 70
1900 Highlights

About April 11, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries